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Hostage Killings A New, Dangerous Turn For Nigeria

Posted ago by Patience

Radical Islamic fighters killed seven foreign hostages in Nigeria, European diplomats said Sunday, making it the worst such kidnapping violence in decades for a country beset by extremist guerrilla attacks. Nigeria’s police, military, domestic spy service and presidency remained silent …

Boko Haram Militants Kill Four People In Kano Drive-By Shooting

Posted ago by Patience

Four persons were killed in drive-by shooting Sunday morning by suspected Boko Haram militants driving around on a tricycle in a Kano suburb. Eyewitnesses told Saharareporters that the gunmen first struck at Dakata bus stop and then drove down and …

Who Needs Justice, Christians Or Those Killing And Bombing Churches?

Posted ago by Patience

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed its disappointment over the statement credited to the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar,said that the Islamist militant group, Boko …

PHOTONEWS: Zangon Kataf Killings In Kaduna

Posted ago by Patience

Reports from Aduwan village stated that five persons were killed last night in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State. Photos from citizens in the area shows several others injured by unknown gunmen who stormed the area last night …

Breaking News: Kidnapped French Tourists Reportedly Released In Nigeria

Posted ago by Patience

Reports in French media indicate that the seven French hostages believed to be held by the Boko Haram have been released. France 24 quotes the French minister for veterans as saying the hostages were released in Nigeria. They were reportedly …

Boko Haram Kidnapped French Nationals In Cameroon

Posted ago by Patience

French President Fancois Hollande yesterday accused Nigerian terrorists of kidnapping French nationals in Cameroon. Seven French nationals, including three children, were abducted by armed men on motorbikes from a Camroon border town and taken towards Nigeria. “They have been taken by …

PHOTOS: Bomb Blast Under Amuwo-Odofin/Festac Bridge, One Confirmed Dead, One Injured

Posted ago by Patience

UPDATE: A middle-aged businessman, Oladele Pius, was killed when a bomb which was planted under FESTAC/Mile 2 link bridge, Lagos – few metres away from his office – exploded. According to witnesses, the sand dealer was passing by when the …

Six Workers Abducted In Bauchi

Posted ago by Patience

Gunmen have kidnapped six workers including two foreigners at a Lebanese-owned construction site in northern Nigeria, and shot dead their security guard, police said on Sunday. “There was an attack on the Setraco construction company site in Jama’are town (in …

Five Killed In Plateau Morning Attack.

Posted ago by Patience

At least five persons were killed on this  morning in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. Three of the dead were killed on their farms when gunmen attacked them. The attack caught the attention of  officials of the …

Attackers Behead South Korean Doctor, Kill Two Others In Yobe State.

Posted ago by Patience

Two days after nine health workers were killed in Kano, three doctors were this morning killed in Yobe State. The Yobe state police commissioner Sanusi Rufai told the AFP news agency that armed men entered the doctors’ flat in the …